Tuesday February 28th 2017

‘VISIT MALDIVES’ Archives

General Infomation

General Infomation

About Maldive Official name The Republic of Maldives  Nationality Gaumee Salaam Area 298km2 Capital Male Number of  islands 1,190  inhabited islands 188  Resort islands 116 Population 407,660  Time difference -4 hours Currency Rf、La Electricity 240AC Business hour [Read More]

Visa

Visa

Visitors to the Maldives do not require a visa prior to their arrival in the country. A thirty day free visa is issued on arrival for all Nationalities, provided: – Should posses a valid passport with Machine Readable Zone (MRZ) -(standard ICAO Annex 9, chapter [Read More]

Customs Regulations

Customs Regulations

All passengers visiting the Maldives should go through customs checking. Passengers’ luggage and any other hand carrying items should go through x-ray checking and if the customs officer needs further checking then the luggage should be opened for inspection. Importing of [Read More]

Vaccinations

Vaccinations

Normally, no vaccinations are required by the Maldives authorities. However, if you are from a Central African nation or South American, or if you have travelled through these areas to get here, you need to have a valid certificate indicating that you have been vaccinated [Read More]

National Symbols of the Maldives

National Symbols of the Maldives

National Flag The colors green, red and white characterize the Maldivian National flag: The green rectangle, which represents the innumerable palm trees, the life source of the islands, is surrounded by red, the blood of the nation’s martyrs who sacrificed their lives for [Read More]

Useful Links

–  The President’s Office –  Ministry of Foreign Affairs –  Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture –  Maldives Tourism Promotion Board (MTPB) –  Department of Immigration and Emigration –  Maldives Customs Service –  [Read More]

Maldives General Photo Gallery

Maldives General Photo Gallery

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Latest News

President Inaugurates New Runway Commencement at VIA

President Inaugurates New Runway Commencement at VIA

27 February 2017, Ref: 2017-59 President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has inaugurated the commencement of work on a new [Read More]

“Being a small state does not prevent the Maldives from promoting the values and principles that underpin the international human rights mechanisms”, Minister Asim

“Being a small state does not prevent the Maldives from promoting the values and principles that underpin the international human rights mechanisms”, Minister Asim

  27 February 2017, Geneva; Addressing the Human Rights Council for the first time at the High Level Segment of [Read More]

Statement by Foreign Minister at the High Level Segment of the 34th Session of Human Rights Council

Statement by Foreign Minister at the High Level Segment of the 34th Session of Human Rights Council

Statement by H.E. Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives at the High Level Segment [Read More]

34th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

34th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

27 February 2017, Geneva, Switzerland; The 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council began today in Geneva, [Read More]

No Recorded Cases of Measles in Maldives since 2010 – Dr. Arvind Mathur

No Recorded Cases of Measles in Maldives since 2010 – Dr. Arvind Mathur

26 February 2017, Ref: 2017-58 The Resident Representative of the World Health Organization to Maldives, Dr. Arvind [Read More]

President Inaugurates Measles and Rubella Vaccination Campaign

President Inaugurates Measles and Rubella Vaccination Campaign

26 February 2017, Ref: 2017-57 President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has, this morning, inaugurated the Maldives’ [Read More]

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